Episode #447 of “Media Edge” (initial airing on cable TV during the week of November 30 - December 6, 2013) includes:
"I Am Not A Prop" (6.5 minutes) An inspiring speech by 12 year old Madison Kimrey kicks off this video, which asks the question, “What’s up with Voter ID laws?"
"An Evening With Chris Hedges" (1 hour, 36 minutes) Chris Hedges, former Foreign Correspondent for the New York Times and currently a columnist for Truthdig.com, gave a moving presentation to a capacity audience on November 1, 2013 at St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Sacramento, recorded by a Media Edge video production team. Hedges was part of the team of reporters at The New York Times awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism. He also received the Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism in 2002. The Los Angeles Press Club honored Hedges’ original columns in Truthdig by naming the author the Online Journalist of the Year in 2009 and again in 2011. The LAPC also granted him the Best Online Column award in 2010 for his Truthdig essay “One Day We’ll All Be Terrorists.”
"What the Economic Crisis Really Means - and What We Can Do About It" (12.5 minutes) This animation sums up the key challenges facing our global society of credit crisis and resource scarcity and describes a path we can take to a happier life, now and in the future.